Along Came Amor: A Novel (Paperback)

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Along Came Amor: A Novel (Paperback)

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This is book number 3 in the Primas of Power series.

From the international bestselling author of You Had Me at Hola and A Lot Like Adiós comes a steamy love story of a divorced schoolteacher who discovers that her perfect no-strings fling is anything but…

No strings

After Ava Rodriguez’s now-ex-husband declares he wants to “follow his dreams”—which no longer include her—she’s left questioning everything she thought she wanted. So when a handsome hotelier flirts with her, Ava vows to stop overthinking and embrace the opportunity for an epic one-night-stand complete with a penthouse suite, rooftop pool, and buckets of champagne.

No feelings

Roman Vasquez’s sole focus is the empire he built from the ground up. He lives and dies by his schedule, but the gorgeous stranger grimacing into her cocktail glass inspires him to change his plans for the evening. At first, it’s easy for Roman to agree to Ava’s rules: no strings, no feelings. But one night isn’t enough, and the more they meet, the more he wants. 

No falling in love

Roman is the perfect fling, until Ava sees him at her cousin’s engagement party—as the groom’s best man, no less! Suddenly, maintaining her boundaries becomes a lot more complicated as she tries to hide the truth of their relationship from her family. However, Roman isn’t content being her dirty little secret, and he doesn’t just want more, he wants everything. With her future uncertain and her family pressuring her from all sides, Ava will have to decide if love is worth the risk—again.

This emotional rollercoaster ride of a novel will have you laughing and crying and believing in happily-ever-afters!

Alexis Daria writes stories about successful Latinx characters and their (occasionally messy) familias. Her debut Take the Lead won the 2018 RITA® Award for “Best First Book” and You Had Me at Hola is a national bestseller, Target Diverse Book Club Pick, and New York Times Editor’s Choice Pick. Alexis is a lifelong New Yorker who loves Broadway musicals and pizza.  

Product Details ISBN: 9780062960009
ISBN-10: 0062960008
Publisher: Avon
Publication Date: January 15th, 2025
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Primas of Power

"Alexis Daria's A Lot Like Adiós is a charming, sexy spitfire of a novel! Between Mich and Gabe's crackling dialogue and their palpable yearning, I fell hard and fast for this book, racing through its pages until I finally closed it with an overflowing heart and a deep happy sigh. Romance readers, this is your new favorite book!" — Emily Henry, #1 New York Times bestselling author of People We Meet on Vacation

"Second chance romance perfection! I was under this book's spell from start to finish, fanned myself several times (in the first hundred pages no less) and fell completely in love with Mich and Gabe. A TBR must have." — Tessa Bailey, New York Times bestselling author, on A Lot Like Adiós 

"The buildup here is exquisite. Jasmine and Ashton slowly grow closer until the reader is aching for them to just go for it already. A solid 7.5 on the angst scale, and an absolutely pitch-perfect summer escape." — New York Times Book Review on You Had Me at Hola 

“I could not get enough of Jasmine and Ashton! I adored Jasmine—her ambition, her confidence, her attacks of self-doubt, and especially her hilarious, snarky, and loving cousins. She and Ashton have such a steamy, swoony, love story that I didn't want the book to end!” — Jasmine Guillory, New York Times bestselling author, on You Had Me at Hola 

“There’s a defiant joy in these pages: a proud proclamation of not only finding, but celebrating your voice and honoring the rare spaces that welcome that. You Had Me at Hola is just such a space—a vibrant, bold jolt of romantic electricity.” — Entertainment Weekly

"Jasmine and Ashton are sure to be your favorite new literary couple, thanks to their sizzling chemistry and will-they-or-won't-they tension in this swoonworthy rom-com we're totally expecting Netflix to bring to our screens in the near future." — E! Online

"Like a delicious slow burn, this love story happens in the best way--despacito!”
Zoraida Córdova, award-winning author of Labyrinth Lost

"From the beginning to "El Fin", Daria’s Hola pulls readers into a vibrant world where our beloved Latinx culture thrives and charming, charismatic characters woo you…once again she’s penned a show-stopper novel that leaves you breathless and craving more.”  — Priscilla Oliveras, USA Today Bestselling Author

“Alexis writes our people like I’ve always wanted to see them in romance. You Had Me at Hola is full of joyful, swoony moments that will have you rooting for Jasmine and Ashton’s HEA.” — Adriana Herrera, award-winning author of American Love Story

“Gabe and Michelle are my favorite hot nerds in the galaxy. This wildly sexy, emotional trip through their lives will tug at heart strings—and elicit pants feelings—across the cosmos."
Andie J. Christopher, USA Today Bestselling Author

“Clever, heartfelt, and five fire-emojis sexy, You Had Me at Hola is a must-read! Daria excels at the craft of writing larger-than-life characters with believable fears and relatable desires; the result is a captivating romance that readers won’t soon forget.”  — Mia Sosa, USA Today bestselling author

“Laugh out loud funny and heart-meltingly genuine, You Had Me at Hola delivers a couple you can’t help but root for and a happily ever after to believe in.”  — Tracey Livesay, award-winning author

A Lot Like Adiós is the quintessential read-in-one-sitting book. You will not want to put down this fresh, sexy take on the childhood friends-to-lovers trope. I adored every page!” — Farrah Rochon, USA Today bestselling author of The Boyfriend Project

“Between exploring classic rom-com tropes and themes on representation in the Latinx community, Daria's book makes for that perfect summer romance.” — The Hollywood Reporter

"A sexy and sweet tale that tells us that home is more than a place, but rather where our heart lives." — Bolu Babalola, Sunday Times bestselling author